Zalman Gorelik

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Zalman Gorelik
Born April 5, 1908
Bobruisk, Minsk Province, Russian Empire
Died February 16, 1987
Minsk, Byelorussian SSR
Citizenship USSR
Known for discoverer of potash and rock salt, oil deposits in the Pripyat Trough.
Spouse(s) Maria Shegelman
Scientific career
Fields Geology Tectonics

Zalman Gorelik (Belarusian: Залман Абрамавіч Гарэлік; Russian: Залман Абрамавич Горелик; 5 April 1908 in Bobruisk – 16 February 1987 in Minsk) was a geologist, tektonist, and organizer of the Geological Survey of Belarus. He was also co-discoverer of the first deposits of potash, rock salt, and oil in the Pripyat Trough. Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences (1973).